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Mountain Lakes Recycling Depot
55 Pocono Road - Behind the DPW Facility
Mountain Lakes,  NJ   07046
Tel: (973) 334-1577   Fax: (973) 334-1494
WWW: www.mtnlakes.org
Town: Mountain Lakes Borough
  • Hours: M-F 7am-4pm and Saturdays 7am-2pm. Extended hours are in effect during October and November on Saturdays and Sundays. Compost and mulch, if available, may be picked up during these same hours.
  • Notes: This facility and materials listed for acceptance are in accordance with a notice of exempted recycling activities filed by Mountain Lakes on 2/10/2014. The recycling center accepts additional materials that are permitted to be handled without being included on the exemption notice.
  • Limitations: Must operate in accordance with exemption from NJDEP approval based on N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1.4(a) #3 for recycling activities in which tree branches, tree limbs, tree trunks, brush and wood chips derived from tree parts are to be received, stored, processed or transferred provided that: i. Only the amount of unprocessed material which the equipment on-site or as may be readily available is capable of processing within a one-week period up to a maximum of 7,500 cy is stored on-site; ii. Storage of material on-site shall not exceed one year; iii. Storage of processed material shall not exceed 7,500 cy; and iv. Processing is limited to four times per year and each processing event shall be limited to a two-week time period;

    NJDEP approval based on N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1.4(a) #5 allowing for Less than 5,000 scrap tires per month and does not process tires provided that: i. Storage shall not exceed six months; ii. Tires to be stored in totally enclosed structure or in roll-offs or trailers; iii. The provisions of N.J.A.C. 7:26A-3.8(b) and (c) are met; and iv. The tires are transferred to an end-market

    NJDEP approval based on N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1.4(a) #11 for Textiles for reuse or recycling purposes

    NJDEP approval based on N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1.4(a) #17 for Non-Universal Waste Class D collection, consolidation, repackaging (including opening containers and transferring the contents into other containers or tanks), and transfer for recycling of source separated Class D recyclable materials, except for used oil and those Class D recyclable materials that are also universal waste, provided that the operation is in compliance with N.J.A.C. 7:26A-4.6(d), (e) and (f);

    NJDEP approval based on N.J.A.C. 7:26A-1.4(a) #19 for receipt of less than 1,000 cy of leaves per day for transfer to a recycling center where the receipt and transfer activity meets the criteria below: i. The perimeter of the leaf receipt and transfer activity areas to be separated from any and all land uses by an effective visual screen buffer; ii. Leaf receipt and transfer operation areas no closer than 150 feet from the property line of any area of human use or occupancy; iii. Leaves to be be removed within 30 days of receipt; and iv. Records kept

  • Facility Type: Exempted Solid Waste Facility

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Acceptable Material - Recycling

Leaves (Recycling) Deposit leaves in the area marked "Leaves Only" -- NO plastic bags. No grass is accepted.
Textiles (Recycling) Leave clothing and shoes ONLY, in the designated bins. Any donations left outside the bins will be thrown away.
Tires (Recycling) Whole tires may be left in tire shed.

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